Spring 2019 Admission Tickets


Tickets for Public Opening at Easter & Spring 2019 are now available to purchase.


The Castle, Egyptian Exhibition and Gardens are open at Easter as follows:

  • Every day from Sunday 7th April 2019 to Thursday 18th April 2019.
  • Castle and grounds will be closed on Good Friday April 19th
  • Open again from Saturday 20th April 2019  to Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Highclere Castle and Gardens open again for the early May Bank Holiday on the following dates:

  • Sunday 5th May 2019
  • Monday 6th May 2019
  • Tuesday 7th May 2019

Highclere Castle and Gardens open again for the late May Bank Holiday on the following dates:

  • Sunday 26th May 2019
  • Monday 27th May 2019
  • Tuesday 28th May 2019

If you would to purchase tickets for our "Afternoon Tea at the Coach House", you can no longer buy these tickets after buying a general admission ticket here. Instead, you are now able to purchase our new combined ticket:  "Castle Tour, Exhibition, Gardens & Afternoon Tea". Click HERE for more information and to buy these combined tickets.


Both Morning admission and Afternoon admission tickets are available. Morning tickets allow entry to the Castle and Exhibition between 10:30am and 1pm. Afternoon tickets allow entry to the Castle and Exhibition between 1pm and 4pm. Last entry time is 4pm.The Castle closes at 5pm and the Estate closes at 6pm. Once you are in the Castle you are not timed so you may enter anytime between the allotted slots above.

The Estate opens at 9:30am. Visitors are welcome to visit the Gardens and Grounds all day. The Castle Tearooms are open from 9:30am. The Gift Shop will be open from 9:30am until 5pm. 


Please select your date from the calendar below where the colours in the calendar indicate availability. The website instructions then guide you through to purchase.

Please note that your tickets will not be posted to you. They are sent by email at the end of the purchase. In case they end up in you "junk" folder, a copy of  your tickets will also be left in your account in this website for you to print whenever you choose before you arrive here.

Do also familiarise yourself with our Terms and Conditions and FAQ pages prior to purchase.


Please note that there will be events taking place on Sunday 21st April 2019, Sunday 26th May 2019 and Monday 27th May 2019. Please be aware that this may result in an increase in traffic on these dates which could slow access to and from the Estate. There may also be marquees set up within the grounds, music and additional noise.


Please remember, if you would to purchase tickets for our "Afternoon Tea at the Coach House", you can no longer buy these tickets after buying a general admission ticket here. Instead, you are now able to purchase our new combined ticket:  "Castle Tour, Exhibition, Gardens & Afternoon Tea". Click HERE for more information and to buy these combined tickets.


Click HERE to view our Terms and Conditions and click HERE to view our Frequently Asked Questions. If you wish to read these pages, please do so BEFORE entering your ticket requirements here.


If you have already purchased tickets you can use the button below to login, then view, download and print them.

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Please print your tickets and bring them along with you on the day of your visit.

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Due to the popularity of the Castle, tickets purchased for a given date and entrance time cannot be exchanged, refunded or re-dated.

In order to avoid fraudulent tickets, please bring the credit/debit card used to pay for your admission tickets to present when you visit the Castle. If this is a problem, please ring the office on 01635 253210. Thank you for your help and cooperation.